Common questions

How do I write a CV for an apprenticeship?


How do I write a CV for an apprenticeship?

StoryGetting your CV started. First things first, this is a guide to the perfect apprenticeship or entry-level CV. Your details. Your details are arguably the most important part of your CV. Personal statement. Education. Skills. Employment history / work experience. Interests. References.

How can I apply for apprenticeship?

Applying for an apprenticeshipResearch the apprenticeship thoroughly. Make a list of your experiences, hobbies, and interests. Make sure you tailor your application to the job you’re applying for. You’ll need to be able to write about yourself. Talk about your skills and qualities, not just your hobbies.

What qualifications do I need to start an apprenticeship?

While you don’t need a qualification to start an apprenticeship, some employers might have their own needs….Who can applyare a school-leaver.want to change career or get a new skill.want to get back into the workforce.are still in school.

Do you get paid for being an apprentice?

An employee can only be paid apprentice pay rates if they have a formal training contract with their employer. The training has to be registered and recognised by a state or territory training authority. Apprentice pay rates will depend on how long the apprenticeship is and how much training the apprentice has done.

How long is an apprenticeship for?

three to four years

Can you go straight into a Level 3 apprenticeship?

Advanced Apprenticeships (Level 3) To be accepted you should have 5 GCSEs or more, or have completed an intermediate (level 2) apprenticeship. After completing an advanced apprenticeship your options include: Moving into full time work with your existing employer.

How long is a Level 3 apprenticeship?

An intermediate level 2 apprenticeship is likely to take around 12-18 months, whereas an advanced level 3 apprenticeship will last for around 24 months. Higher apprenticeships can take between three and five years to complete.

Will I work full time during my apprenticeship?

All apprentices must be offered a minimum of 16 hours of work per week, but most apprentices are employed full time. Your working hours are determined by your employer.

Do apprentices get paid weekly?

Even though you are on an apprenticeship scheme you are treated as an employee and therefore will be paid a regular wage. This money will be paid weekly or monthly to you and you have to pay tax and national insurance on your earnings.

Is it hard to get into an apprenticeship?

Even though many people favor a college education, landing an apprenticeship is still highly competitive. Who you know will give you and edge but that’s not to say you can’t get in on your own merit. It is going to take some aptitude for the job you will be doing.

Can you do 2 apprenticeships at once?

It can’t hurt to apply. Apprenticeships are available until you’re 24. You can’t do Apprenticeships that are the same level and qualification. So i.e. you cannot do more than one Business Administration Level 2 Apprenticeship.

Can you put an apprenticeship on hold?

Your training contract can be suspended by mutual agreement between you and your employer. You cannot be forced to suspend your training contract with your employer. You cannot simply cease work temporarily without the consent of your employer.

Can you pause an apprenticeship?

Suspending a training contract allows the employer and apprentice/trainee to suspend the responsibilities associated with the training contract, to preserve the interests of the apprentice or trainee. There are a number of reasons why a suspension period may happen, such as: seasonal employment.